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IE Tower’s role in regenerating northern Madrid
The 180-metre-tall IE Tower is now the third tallest building in the world used primarily for education.
09 / 11 / 2021
Opportunities and architecture in Colombia
Martha Thorne, dean of IE School of Architecture, spoke to La República about the search for balance between the environment and the built ...
30 / 10 / 2021
“I didn’t only want to work for privileged people”
Pritzker Prize-winning architect Shigeru Ban speaks about sustainability, climate change and the role of architecture during the Hay Festival.
30 / 09 / 2021
Exploring sustainable urban mobility in Argentina
Martha Thorne, Dean of IE University's School of Architecture and Design, took part in an event exploring the theme of sustainable urban mobility.
15 / 09 / 2021
Three Builttech alumni win Reinventing Cities competition, part of the C40 Cities network, with a co-living and co-working project
Petit Village, to be built in Madrid's Airport District, reduces the C02 associated with construction by more than 75%.
09 / 07 / 2021
A study about the Spanish consumers’ attitude and knowledge to face climate change
A study commissioned by ENGIE Spain and carried out by GAD3, in collaboration with IE University and its Center for Sustainable Cities , shows that ...
16 / 06 / 2021
A Tale of Two Urban Systems
Finance and equity within urban infrastructures—is this an irreparable tension or a constructive partnership?
29 / 03 / 2021
IE Center for Sustainable Cities assists RENAZCA in a unique place-making project for a key area of Madrid
RENAZCA, formed by companies that own buildings in the superblock area of Madrid known as AZCA, has selected a design team to lead the ...
02 / 02 / 2021
C40 Cities and IE University sign agreement to fight climate change together through education and city making
IE School of Architecture and Design, the first academic institution in the world to establish an agreement with C40 Cities.
23 / 11 / 2020
IE University students create Tumbao, a brand of sustainable products made from nopal
The founders have just launched a micro-funding campaign to boost cactus leather accessories business.
29 / 09 / 2020